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Make Ahead Breadsticks (Frozen Breadsticks)

Make your own breadstick dough that you can freeze and then bake later!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Frozen Breadsticks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 people

Ingredients

  • 2 cups warm water
  • 8 Tablespoons butter softened
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 6 cups flour
  • 4 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 4 1/2 teaspoons yeast

Instructions

  1. This recipe makes a fairly large batch so you might want to half it if you don't want to make so many.

  2. In a small bowl mix together the water, sugar, and yeast. Set aside.

  3. In another bowl or a mixer, mix together the other ingredients, then add in the yeast mixture. Knead for about 5 minutes.

  4. Let the mixture rise for about an hour, then punch down. Separate into balls and roll those balls into logs.

  5. Lay all of the breadsticks on a cookie sheet and place in the freezer to flash freeze. When they are frozen, take out the pan and you can put the breadsticks in a freezer bag.

  6. When you are ready to make them, take the breadsticks out of the bag and place them on a greased cookie sheet. Let them thaw and rise for about 30-60 minutes.

  7. Then bake at 350F for 15 minutes. As soon as you remove from the oven, brush melted butter over the tops and sprinkle on a little parmesan cheese and parsley.